To Coastal Skipper
(Pre-requisites - Day Skipper Shorebased, Day Skipper Practical (Tidal) and VHF (Short Range Certificate)*, 740 sea miles, 8 night hours and 15 days sea time)
Aims to teach the skills and techniques required to skipper a cruising yacht safely on coastal and offshore passages by day and night.
Included with this module is your 1 day First Aid course. If you wish to go on to have your Yachtmaster commercially endorsed you can also take your Sea Survival (at extra cost7.
During the Module you will be continually debriefed by our team of permanent
Instructors and receive a written report at the end of each week detailing your progress– the good skills and the areas needing improvement. All training is discussed with our principleAndy Williams (himself an RYA / MCA Examiner for Sail, Motor and Powerboat as well as Yachtmaster Ocean).
- Week 1 - Day Skipper +
- Week 2 - Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory
- Week 3 - Coastal Skipper Practical course
- Week 4 - Option A - Milebuilding